| Shareholder Activism

October 2017: Significant activist filings

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wdt_IDDateCompany NameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
131 Oct 2017AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INCADP51,000PERSHING SQUARE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.ISS & Glass & Lewis recommends that ADP shareholders elect Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman to ADP’s BoardLink
231 Oct 2017DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPDECK2,184MARCATO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LPMarcato Capital seeks support for its nominees in Deckers Outdoor CorporationLink
331 Oct 2017HILL INTERNATIONAL INCHIL275CORNWALL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LPEngine Capital initiates active stake in Hill InternationalLink
430 Oct 2017GIGAMON INCGIMO (Acquired)0ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P.Gigamon enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by Elliott ManagementLink
530 Oct 2017AVID BIOSERVICES INCCDMO205STAFFORD JOHN S IIIRonin Trading and SW Investment Management issued an investor presentation on Avid BioservicesLink
627 Oct 2017BABCOCK & WILCOX ENTERPRISES INCBW199VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLCVIEX Capital Advisors stated that it plans to reconstitute the Board of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises at the 2018 AGMLink
727 Oct 2017EQT CORPEQT11,000JANA PARTNERS LLCJana Partners asks to withdraw its proxy materials filed in opposition to EQT’s acquisition of Rice EnergyLink
827 Oct 2017INGLES MARKETS INCIMKTA483GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET ALGAMCO plans to nominate Director candidates in Ingles MarketsLink
926 Oct 2017MVC CAPITAL INCMVC218METAGE CAPITAL LTDMetage shareholder proposal was not approved by the shareholders of MVC Capitall’s upcoming AGMLink
1026 Oct 2017POTBELLY CORPPBPB302GRIZZLYROCK INSTITUTIONAL VALUE PARTNERS, LPGrizzlyRock Capital initiated its active stake in Potbelly CorporationLink